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Coleskop and Umsobomvu Infrastructure Amended Basic Assessments

COLESKOP AND UMSOBOMVU INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTS
IN THE EASTERN CAPE & NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCES: 
DRAFT AMENDED BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORTS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW 
(DFFE REF. NO.: 14/12/16/3/3/1/2039 & DFFE REF. NO.: 14/12/16/3/3/1/2040)

 

  • Coleskop Infrastructure Development (DFFE Ref. No.: 14/12/16/3/3/1/2039)

Coleskop Wind Power (Pty) Ltd (the “Applicant”), a subsidiary of EDF Renewables (Pty) Ltd, is proposing the development of infrastructure associated with the authorised Coleskop Wind Energy Facility (WEF) near Noupoort and Middelburg in the Northern Cape and Eastern Cape Provinces. The Coleskop Infrastructure will include new and upgraded access roads, concrete batching plants, temporary laydown areas and construction areas, the construction of electrical infrastructure which includes an Operation and Maintenance Services (OMS) building, and two 500 m corridors for the construction of a 132 kV overhead line which will be routed from the Coleskop Onsite Substation to the authorised MTS Substation. This infrastructure is being proposed on portions of Uitzicht Farm 3, the Remaining Extent (RE) of Elands Kloof Farm 135, and the RE of Winterhoek Farm 118.

  • Umsobomvu Infrastructure Development (DFFE Ref. No.: 14/12/16/3/3/1/2040)

Umsobomvu Wind Power (Pty) Ltd (the “Applicant”), a subsidiary of EDF Renewables (Pty) Ltd, is proposing the development of infrastructure associated with the authorised Umsobomvu WEF near Noupoort and Middelburg in the Northern Cape and Eastern Cape Provinces. The Umsobomvu Infrastructure will include new and upgraded access roads, concrete batching plants, temporary laydown areas and construction areas, the construction of internal overhead lines with a 33 kV switching station and a collector substation. This infrastructure is being proposed on Portion 8 of Uitzicht Farm 3, the RE of Elands Kloof Farm 135, and the RE of Winterhoek Farm 118.

We hereby encourage all Interested and/or Affected Parties (I&APs) to register on our I&AP Database for the proposed Coleskop Infrastructure and Umsobomvu Infrastructure Developments so that we can engage with you throughout the Amended BA Processes. The Draft Amended Basic Assessment Reports are available for a thirty (30) day public review period. For more information, registration as an I&AP or submission of written comments contact Ms Rosalie Evans as per the details below.

Published: 6 May 2021
Review Period: 10 May - 08 June 2021

Contact Person: Ms Rosalie Evans
Email: r.evans@cesnet.co.za
Tel: +27 (0)87 549 0239

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